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Jessica Borges

April 16, 1984June 13, 2021
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Jessica Borges, 37 of New Bedford passed away peacefully, Sunday, June 13, 2021 in Tuft’s Medical Center after a lengthy illness, with her family by her side. She was the daughter of Jorge M. Borges and Maria (Vizinho) Tavares.

Born in Stoughton, she was a resident of New Bedford for most of her life. Jessica was a graduate of New Bedford High School, class of 2002 and she attended the Salters School. She was employed at Tobey Hospital in the Maternity Ward. Jessica loved her family dearly, she was a vibrant, kind hearted and giving young woman. She enjoyed the beach, cooking, music and loved to do hair and makeup.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister Vanessa Pires and her husband Travis and their daughter Aria of Wareham; maternal grandmother, Maria Silva-Vizinho of Portugal; paternal grandmother, Maria Borges of Fairhaven; her pup, Tobi and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was the sister of the late Tanya Borges; granddaughter of the late Antonio Borges and Angelo Vizinho.

Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 9:30AM in the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30AM in Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. Visitation, Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00PM. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. To leave a note of condolence: www.rock-funeralhome.com

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, June 16, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Thursday, June 17, 2021

  • Burial

    Thursday, June 17, 2021

Memories

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Angela Rose

June 19, 2021

Jess I am so sorry to hear of your passing, I loved working with you at Tobey . You will be missed my thought and prayers are with your family at this time

Assunção Martins

June 17, 2021

My sincere condolences to the family! May Jessica rest in peace and God give the family the strength to heal!

Assunção Martins

Daniel and Linda Bryant

June 17, 2021

Sending our sympathy to the Borges family. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers.

Kelly Medeiros

June 16, 2021

Jessica, and her beautiful soul, floating just above, seeing the sad hearts you’ve touched, including myself. You’re loved my friend, and left too soon. I will think of you often, and pray for you and your family. Please hug Penny for me.
Rest peacefully,
Always a friend,
Kelly Medeiros

Abigail Ramos

June 16, 2021

Jess you fought a good fight,but your time has come to rest,I will always cherish our time we spent together,you are a beautiful soul,every time I seen you you always glow, your in a good place call heaven and I will see you again,this is not good by.rest in peace you are a child of god. 🙏❤️

Marcia Brisson

June 16, 2021

My dear friend you suffered so much but many didn’t know because of your beauty inside and out . You were always there for long talks about life and grieve the loved ones we lost . From the day we met we connected right away. Jess I love you and will never forget you and you are now with your sister who you spoke often about . I rennet how happy you were when your sister got married then when your beautiful niece was born I’m so glad you got to meet her and I know you will always watch over your loved ones. You had such caring loving spirit and god always takes the best . I will miss you. My condolences to your Jess family 🙏❤️

Jenny Barroqueiro

June 16, 2021

Cousins are your first friends & your forever friends. We may be far apart, but we’ll always be connected by the heart ♥️

Love and miss you always,
Jenny xoxo

Patricia Tranfaglia

June 15, 2021

So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family. Jessica was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
With Love, Patty and Jim Tranfaglia🙏❤️

Marisol Fernandez

June 15, 2021

I offer my heartfelt condolences to you and your family. May Jessica's soul be at peace with our Heavenly Father. I pray for peace and comfort for you and your loved ones at this difficult time and offer my condolences to you all. Her gentle soul will always be in our hearts.

Alice Pelletier

June 14, 2021

Sending my deepest sympathy to the family. Jessica was a very special woman to many. She had a great direction in life. Jessica worked for me at the salon was always helpful as much as possible. Jessica there will be no more suffering fly high with your sister. You will be missed rest easy angel . Deepest sympathy to your Mom. Sincerely Alice

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Biography

Jessica Borges, 37 of New Bedford passed away peacefully, Sunday, June 13, 2021 in Tuft’s Medical Center after a lengthy illness, with her family by her side. She was the daughter of Jorge M. Borges and Maria (Vizinho) Tavares.

Born in Stoughton, she was a resident of New Bedford for most of her life. Jessica was a graduate of New Bedford High School, class of 2002 and she attended the Salters School. She was employed at Tobey Hospital in the Maternity Ward. Jessica loved her family dearly, she was a vibrant, kind hearted and giving young woman. She enjoyed the beach, cooking, music and loved to do hair and makeup.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her sister Vanessa Pires and her husband Travis and their daughter Aria of Wareham; maternal grandmother, Maria Silva-Vizinho of Portugal; paternal grandmother, Maria Borges of Fairhaven; her pup, Tobi and many aunts, uncles and cousins. She was the sister of the late Tanya Borges; granddaughter of the late Antonio Borges and Angelo Vizinho.

Her funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 9:30AM in the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30AM in Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Church, 136 Earle Street, New Bedford. Visitation, Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00PM. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. To leave a note of condolence: www.rock-funeralhome.com